Although all eight sacks Ravens quarterbacks absorbed Thursday night against the Chicago Bears can’t be blamed solely on the offensive line, coach John Harbaugh said, “We’ve got to be better up front.”
The man with the keys to the Ravens' revamped offense was former NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Robert Griffin III, signed as a potential backup quarterback before the Ravens used a first-round draft pick on the newer model, Lamar Jackson.
Robert Griffin III started the preseason opener against the Chicago Bears on Thursday night and rookie Lamar Jackson, the team’s first-round draft pick out of Louisville, played the second half. And both flashed something positive.
Ravens linebacker Kamalei Correa is among the former high draft picks fighting for a job on the team this year, and he helped his case with a first-quarter interception Thursday night against the Chicago Bears.
Robert Griffin III's plans to become the Ravens' backup quarterback took a hit when the team drafted Lamar Jackson. Nonetheless, Griffin views Jackson as a "little brother" whom he can nurture to greatness.
Ravens rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson will likely be active on game days this season as the team looks for creative ways to use him, coach John Harbaugh said Tuesday on the first day of mandatory minicamp.
Joe Flacco still hasn’t revealed how he feels about the Ravens using their second first-round draft pick Thursday night to bring in a young quarterback who figures to be groomed as his eventual replacement. He only spoke to fans at the Ravens' DraftFest event.
Ozzie Newsome's final draft as general manager lands the Ravens tight end Hayden Hurst and quarterback Lamar Jackson in the first round. “It was masterful the way it came down in the draft room tonight,” Newsome said. “It was unbelievable.”
Exactly 10 years after drafting quarterback Joe Flacco, a decision that contributed to one of the best stretches in franchise history and the organization’s second Super Bowl championship, the Ravens hope they found his successor.
Until April 25, the day before the start of the three-day NFL draft, The Baltimore Sun will break down what the Ravens have at each position, the chance that they will add to it and what prospects could possibly be targeted with those picks. Today we’ll look at quarterbacks.
With Joe Flacco going into what could be his last season as the Ravens' franchise quarterback, the team might use a high draft pick on the sport's most important position for the first time in a decade.